Codename: Ocean Keeper Makes a Splash

By Annika McCabe | June 28, 2024
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Dive into an all new underwater rogue-like title with G.URL! My quest towards genre expansion through review continues, and this time I was led straight into an up and coming game titled Codename: Ocean Keeper. Although the developers over at RetroStyle Games possess quite an extensive portfolio of projects, this new title seemingly marks a…

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Unveiling Cattle Country: The Cosy Cowboy Adventure Life Sim

By Jenny O'Connor | June 27, 2024

Playtonic introduces Cattle Country, a unique blend of cosy life simulation and frontier adventure, with a trailer featuring Roger Clark. Playtonic has officially unveiled Cattle Country: The Cozy Cowboy Adventure Life Sim, a new game that promises to offer a unique blend of life simulation and adventure set against the backdrop of the American frontier.…

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NewJeans Unveil ‘Supernatural’ Pop-Up Store in Tokyo

By Jenny O'Connor | June 27, 2024
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With Exclusive Takashi Murakami Collaboration NewJeans has taken over Shibuya, Tokyo with their dazzling new pop-up store, aptly named “Supernatural.” This unique shopping experience, which runs until July 15 at the Line Friends Square Shibuya, offers fans an exclusive chance to snag one-of-a-kind merchandise from the group’s high-profile collaboration with celebrated artists Takashi Murakami and…

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Trans Identity in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

By Belle Law | June 26, 2024
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Vivian steps out of the shadows and into the spotlight in the Paper Mario remake After Nintendo announced that a remake of the beloved game, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, would release on the Switch in late May, I was ecstatic. Initially released for the GameCube in 2004, the game is something that I grew…

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The Denpa Men Are Back!

By Jenny O'Connor | June 22, 2024

The return of The Denpa Men comes with fresh adventures, deeper customisation, and engaging multiplayer modes for the Nintendo Switch. The announcement of the new Denpa Men game during the Nintendo Direct 2024 was like a blast from the past for fans of the colourful series. This new installment promises a fresh twist on the…

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Digital Fashion Week NYC 2024

By Jenny O'Connor | June 21, 2024

Bridging tech and haute couture for a new era of style and innovation. In the city that never sleeps, fashion is getting a digital makeover. Get ready for Digital Fashion Week NYC 2024 in September, as they have now opened submissions. The event that’s redefining style with the perfect blend of technology and couture. This…

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Nintendo Switch Games Announced at Nintendo Direct

By Jenny O'Connor | June 19, 2024

Nintendo Drops a Bombshell with Game Announcements That Have Us All Hooked In the latest Nintendo Direct, held on June 18, 2024, several highly anticipated titles were announced for the Nintendo Switch. Here’s a rundown of the major announcements. Metroid Prime 4: Beyond Samus Aran returns in “Metroid Prime 4: Beyond,” slated for a 2025…

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The Post-Hyperpop Landscape

By Jenny O'Connor | June 15, 2024

How Hyperpop’s Wild Childs Are Shaping the Future of Music In the constantly evolving world of music, the hyperpop genre has carved out a distinctive and influential niche. Hyperpop emerged as a genre that embraced maximalism, distortion, and a playful approach to pop conventions. It was marked by an audacious blend of sugary melodies, glitchy…

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Baldur’s Gate 3 and Sapphic Narratives

By Team G.URL | June 11, 2024
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How Baldur’s Gate 3 became a benchmark for sapphic representation in gaming Written by Ciara Wheeler The recent success of indie fantasy RPG title Baldur’s Gate 3 at The Game Awards, BAFTA Game Awards, and other significant accolade ceremonies over the last few months has sent the Triple-A industry into a tailspin. With game developers…

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Diana June: Issue 03 Interview Preview

By Jenny O'Connor | June 10, 2024

This article contains an excerpt of an exclusive interview with Diana June for Issue 03 of G.URL Magazine: “PARTY!” Under the muted glow of my laptop screen, the face of Diana June flickers into view. Amidst a backdrop of her studio and vibrant art, our Zoom call commences, bridging the gap between two worlds—one steeped…

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